Multiple storm fronts are expected to dump a deluge on Queensland after a weekend drenching.

The towns of Dalby, Oakey, Applethorpe, Warwick, and Roma have already surpassed their average February rainfall total, with Oakey and Warwick exceeding their monthly average in a day.

Dalby residents have been warned to prepare for more potential flooding, with Myall Creek expected to peak below three metres early on Tuesday.

On the coast, shark nets and baited hooks were on Monday being pulled from all Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast beaches, Rainbow Beach, Bribie Island and North Stradbroke Island ahead of the wild weather.

Swells over four metres are expected on Thursday.

Tropical Cyclone Uesi has formed in the Coral Sea just north west of Vanuatu and was expected to strengthen in the days ahead as it moves southwards towards New Caledonia tomorrow and Wednesday.

The week’s forecast shows a cyclone forming over Noumea and tracking towards the state’s southeast coast, with swells of over four metres by Thursday.


Moderate to minor flood warnings remain in place across the state, but rain is expected to ease into the week.